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Robinson delivers its 13,000th helicopter


April 28, 2021
By Naomi Szeben


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Image courtesy of Robinson Helicopters

Robinson Helicopter delivered it’s 13,000 helicopter on April 23, 2021, to SKY Helicopters of Dallas, Texas.

The delivery of the S/N 14438 revealed a brand-new colour scheme and is equipped with the latest in R44 options; a Lithium-ion battery, heated seats, and a 4K cockpit video camera. The aircraft also includes a well configured glass panel featuring Garmin’s 700L TXi, GTN 650Xi navigator, and a Genesys HeliSAS Autopilot.

SKY president Ken Pyatt wanted a new generation R44 to round-out the company’s fleet. “We purchased this R44 for our Part 135 air taxi and tour operations,” said Pyatt in a statement. A dealer since 1996, this latest acquisition puts SKY’s Robinson fleet at 27.

Robinson Helicopter Company was founded in 1973, manufacturing civil helicopters.

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